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The 2013 OSGeo the [[Charter Members]] election will take place in July 2012, followed by the [[Board]] elections in August so that new board members have a chance to meet face-to-face at [http://2013.foss4g.org FOSS4G] in September.  
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The 2013 OSGeo the [[Charter Members]] election will take place in July 2013, followed by the [[Board]] nominations and elections in August so that new board members have a chance to meet face-to-face at [http://2013.foss4g.org FOSS4G] in Nottingham, UK in September.  
  
 
== Charter Member Election ==
 
== Charter Member Election ==
In 2013 we are adding up to '''30''' new Charter Members to the Foundation.  
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As every year we are electing new Charter Members into the Foundation.  
  
* Official list of [http://www.osgeo.org/charter_members Charter Members] as of 2012.
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* See the official list of [http://www.osgeo.org/charter_members Charter Members] as of 2012.
* Full details of the [[New Membership Process]].
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* Full details of the [[Membership Process]].
 
* The [[New Member Nominations 2012]] provide an illustration.
 
* The [[New Member Nominations 2012]] provide an illustration.
 
* The role of the [[Chief Returning Officer]].
 
* The role of the [[Chief Returning Officer]].
  
=== Nominate new Charter Members: 2013-07-09 to 2013-07-23 ===  
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=== Nominate new Charter Members: 2013-07-09 to 2013-07-23 (2 weeks) ===  
 
* Please confirm with the nominated person first!  
 
* Please confirm with the nominated person first!  
 
* Please email cro@osgeo.org with their '''name''', '''contact email''' and '''paragraph describing why you are recommending this person as a Charter Member'''   
 
* Please email cro@osgeo.org with their '''name''', '''contact email''' and '''paragraph describing why you are recommending this person as a Charter Member'''   
 
* Please also feel free to cc: the nomination to the OSGeo discussion list - discuss@lists.osgeo.org - so the community can be nudged along and have a sense of what is going on.  
 
* Please also feel free to cc: the nomination to the OSGeo discussion list - discuss@lists.osgeo.org - so the community can be nudged along and have a sense of what is going on.  
* The list of nominees will be compiled at: [[New Member Nominations 2012]]
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* The list of nominees will be compiled at: [[New Member Nominations 2013]]
  
 
=== Nominated Member Introductions ===
 
=== Nominated Member Introductions ===
 
* During the period between a nomination and the start of the election, charter member nominees are encouraged to introduce themselves on the OSGeo discussion list (discuss@lists.osgeo.org).
 
* During the period between a nomination and the start of the election, charter member nominees are encouraged to introduce themselves on the OSGeo discussion list (discuss@lists.osgeo.org).
  
=== Vote for new Charter Members: 2013-07-25 to 2013-08-01 ===
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=== Vote for new Charter Members: 2013-07-25 to 2013-08-01 (1 week) ===
* Only Charter Members are eligible to vote!
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All 2013 nominees were accepted into Charter Membership by common consent (see results below).
* Please email cro@osgeo.org with a list up to 30 lines long and one name per line.
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* You can vote for 30 different people, or the same person 30 times, or any balance in between.
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=== Final Status: 2012-07-22 ===
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=== Final Status: 2013-08-02 ===
* As per [http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/New_Membership_Process OSGeo bylaws] we are free to add between 10% and one third of the existing charter membership. With 144 existing members in 2012 this means between 14 and 48 new members.  
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* As per [http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/New_Membership_Process OSGeo bylaws] we are free to add between 10% and one third of the existing charter membership. With 144 existing members in 2012 this means between 14 and 48 new members.  Update: During [[Board_Meeting_2013-07-11]] the OSGeo Board decided to accept 30 new Charter Members for 2013; however on [http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/board/2013-July/011003.html 2013-07-29] the Board decided to accept all 37 nominations.
  
* The new charter members for 2012 are (in alphabetical order):
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* The new charter members for 2013 are (in alphabetical order):
*# First name, Name (Country)
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*#Sergio Acosta y Lara (Uruguay)
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*#Eli Adam (USA)
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*#Till Adams (Germany)
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*#Dan Ames (USA)
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*#Peter Baumann (Germany)
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*#Just van den Broecke (The Netherlands)
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*#Yann Chemin (Sri Lanka)
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*#Silvana Comboin (Brazil)
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*#Paolo Corti (Italy)
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*#Phillip Davis (USA)
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*#Maxim Dubinin (Russia)
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*#Ian Edwards (United Kingdom)
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*#Dirk Frigne (Belgium)
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*#Alessandro Furieri (Italy)
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*#Taichi FURUHASHI (Japan)
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*#Micho García (Spain)
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*#Codrina Maria Ilie (Romania)
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*#Nobusuke IWASAKI (Japan)
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*#Marc Jansen (Germany)
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*#Borys Jurgiel (Poland)
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*#Daniel Kastl (Germany)
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*#Helmut Kudrnovsky (Austria)
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*#Harish Kumar Solanki (India)
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*#Marco Lechner (Germany)
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*#Minpa Lee (Korea)
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*#Mark,Leslie (Australia)
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*#Daniel McInerney (Ireland)
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*#Volker Mische (Germany)
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*#Sarawut NINSAWAT (Thailand)
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*#Vincent Picavet (France)
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*#François Prunayre (France)
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*#Maria Arias de Reyna (Spain)
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*#Pekka Sarkola (Finland)
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*#Yoichi SEINO (Japan)
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*#Tuong Thuy VU (Malaysia)
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*#Nikos Ves (Greece)
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*#Nathan Woodrow (Australia)
  
* The full list of nominees is at [[New Member Nominations 2012]]
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* The full list of nominees is at [[New Member Nominations 2013]]
  
 
== Board Election ==
 
== Board Election ==
* Following the [[Board Election Procedure]] there are '''x''' seats up for election this year.
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* Following the [[Board Election Procedure]] there are '''4''' seats up for election this year.
* [[User:Pmbatty | Peter Batty]], [[User:mpg | Michael Gerlek]], and [[Mark Lucas]] have reached the end of their 2-year term. Board members wishing to stand in the 2013 election must receive a nomination, like any other candidate.  
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* [[User:Pmbatty | Peter Batty]], [[User:mpg | Michael Gerlek]], and [[Mark Lucas]] have reached the end of their 2-year term, [[Jáchym Čepický]] has reached the end of his 1 year interim term. Board members wishing to stand in the 2013 election must receive a nomination, like any other candidate.  
** xxx is planning to stand for re-election if he gets a nomination.
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** Michael Gerlek is '''not''' standing for re-election.
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** Peter Batty is '''not''' standing for re-election.
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** Mark Lucas is '''not''' standing for re-election.
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** Jáchym Čepický '''is''' standing for re-election.
 
* Continuing Board members who have another year to serve are  
 
* Continuing Board members who have another year to serve are  
** [[Jáchym Čepický]]
 
 
** [[Anne Ghisla]]
 
** [[Anne Ghisla]]
 
** [[Jeff McKenna]]
 
** [[Jeff McKenna]]
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=== Nominate new Board Members - 2012-07-23 - 2012-08-01 ===
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=== Nominate new Board Members - 2013-08-05 - 2012-08-20 (2 weeks) ===
 
* Please '''confirm with the person''' that they would like to stand for election as a Board member.  
 
* Please '''confirm with the person''' that they would like to stand for election as a Board member.  
* Email a nomination, consisting of name, current country of residence and a paragraph describing why you think this person would make a good Board member, to '''cro@osgeo.org''' by 23:59 (your time zone) on '''Wednesday 1st August 2012'''
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* Email a nomination, consisting of name, current country of residence and a paragraph describing why you think this person would make a good Board member, to '''cro@osgeo.org''' by 23:59 (your time zone) on '''Tuesday 20 August 2013'''
* Please also cc: the nomination to the OSGeo discussion list - '''discuss@lists.osgeo.org''' - so the community can be nudged along and have a sense of what is going on.
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* Remember that only the [http://www.osgeo.org/charter_members Charter Members] are eligible for a seat on the Board and voting but that anybody can ''nominate'' a board member.
* Remember that only [http://www.osgeo.org/charter_members Charter Members] of OSGeo are eligible for a seat on the Board  
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* The final list will be collected at [[Board Member Nominations 2013]]
* The final list will be collected at [[Board Member Nominations 2012]]
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=== Vote for new Board Members - 2012-08-03 - 2012-08-12 ===
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=== Vote for new Board Members - 2013-08-23 - 2013-09-06 ===
 
* Only Charter Members are eligible to vote.
 
* Only Charter Members are eligible to vote.
* Choose from [[Board Member Nominations 2012]] list.
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* Choose from [[Board Member Nominations 2013]] list.
* Email cro@osgeo.org with a list of names up to '''5''' lines long (one vote per board slot).
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* Email cro@osgeo.org with a list of names up to '''4''' lines long (one vote per board slot).
* You can cast up to 5 votes, for 5 different people. Multiple votes for one person will be counted as one vote.
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* You can cast up to 4 votes, for 4 different people. Multiple votes for one person will be counted as one vote!
* Voting closes at 23:59 (your timezone) '''12-August-2012'''.
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* Voting closes at 23:59 (your timezone) '''6 September 2013'''.
* Results will be posted at [[Board Election 2012 Results]] on 14 August 2012.
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* Results will be posted at [[Board Election 2013 Results]] on 7 September 2013.
 
* Contact cro@osgeo.org with questions.
 
* Contact cro@osgeo.org with questions.
  
 
[[Category:Elections]]  
 
[[Category:Elections]]  
[[Category:Election 2012]]
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[[Category:Election 2013]]

Latest revision as of 04:37, 18 August 2013

The 2013 OSGeo the Charter Members election will take place in July 2013, followed by the Board nominations and elections in August so that new board members have a chance to meet face-to-face at FOSS4G in Nottingham, UK in September.

Charter Member Election

As every year we are electing new Charter Members into the Foundation.

Nominate new Charter Members: 2013-07-09 to 2013-07-23 (2 weeks)

  • Please confirm with the nominated person first!
  • Please email cro@osgeo.org with their name, contact email and paragraph describing why you are recommending this person as a Charter Member
  • Please also feel free to cc: the nomination to the OSGeo discussion list - discuss@lists.osgeo.org - so the community can be nudged along and have a sense of what is going on.
  • The list of nominees will be compiled at: New Member Nominations 2013

Nominated Member Introductions

  • During the period between a nomination and the start of the election, charter member nominees are encouraged to introduce themselves on the OSGeo discussion list (discuss@lists.osgeo.org).

Vote for new Charter Members: 2013-07-25 to 2013-08-01 (1 week)

All 2013 nominees were accepted into Charter Membership by common consent (see results below).

Final Status: 2013-08-02

  • As per OSGeo bylaws we are free to add between 10% and one third of the existing charter membership. With 144 existing members in 2012 this means between 14 and 48 new members. Update: During Board_Meeting_2013-07-11 the OSGeo Board decided to accept 30 new Charter Members for 2013; however on 2013-07-29 the Board decided to accept all 37 nominations.
  • The new charter members for 2013 are (in alphabetical order):
    1. Sergio Acosta y Lara (Uruguay)
    2. Eli Adam (USA)
    3. Till Adams (Germany)
    4. Dan Ames (USA)
    5. Peter Baumann (Germany)
    6. Just van den Broecke (The Netherlands)
    7. Yann Chemin (Sri Lanka)
    8. Silvana Comboin (Brazil)
    9. Paolo Corti (Italy)
    10. Phillip Davis (USA)
    11. Maxim Dubinin (Russia)
    12. Ian Edwards (United Kingdom)
    13. Dirk Frigne (Belgium)
    14. Alessandro Furieri (Italy)
    15. Taichi FURUHASHI (Japan)
    16. Micho García (Spain)
    17. Codrina Maria Ilie (Romania)
    18. Nobusuke IWASAKI (Japan)
    19. Marc Jansen (Germany)
    20. Borys Jurgiel (Poland)
    21. Daniel Kastl (Germany)
    22. Helmut Kudrnovsky (Austria)
    23. Harish Kumar Solanki (India)
    24. Marco Lechner (Germany)
    25. Minpa Lee (Korea)
    26. Mark,Leslie (Australia)
    27. Daniel McInerney (Ireland)
    28. Volker Mische (Germany)
    29. Sarawut NINSAWAT (Thailand)
    30. Vincent Picavet (France)
    31. François Prunayre (France)
    32. Maria Arias de Reyna (Spain)
    33. Pekka Sarkola (Finland)
    34. Yoichi SEINO (Japan)
    35. Tuong Thuy VU (Malaysia)
    36. Nikos Ves (Greece)
    37. Nathan Woodrow (Australia)

Board Election


Nominate new Board Members - 2013-08-05 - 2012-08-20 (2 weeks)

  • Please confirm with the person that they would like to stand for election as a Board member.
  • Email a nomination, consisting of name, current country of residence and a paragraph describing why you think this person would make a good Board member, to cro@osgeo.org by 23:59 (your time zone) on Tuesday 20 August 2013
  • Remember that only the Charter Members are eligible for a seat on the Board and voting but that anybody can nominate a board member.
  • The final list will be collected at Board Member Nominations 2013

Vote for new Board Members - 2013-08-23 - 2013-09-06

  • Only Charter Members are eligible to vote.
  • Choose from Board Member Nominations 2013 list.
  • Email cro@osgeo.org with a list of names up to 4 lines long (one vote per board slot).
  • You can cast up to 4 votes, for 4 different people. Multiple votes for one person will be counted as one vote!
  • Voting closes at 23:59 (your timezone) 6 September 2013.
  • Results will be posted at Board Election 2013 Results on 7 September 2013.
  • Contact cro@osgeo.org with questions.